Scattered olive groves surround the place.
The gray-haired man had an olive complexion and sharp blue eyes that swept over all of them.
gardens, orchards and olive groves.
The demon's hand pierced Memon's, and olive skin gave way to black talons.
Dressed in dark clothes with dark hair and olive skin with a dark stare, he was both riveting and frightening.
His hair was dark, his eyes liquid silver, his complexion olive and unshaven.
She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.
Except for the one who'd gasped, Molly, the half-Asian, half-Italian with beautiful coffee eyes and olive skin.
Throughout the region north of the Apennines no plants will thrive which cannot stand occasional severe frosts in winter, so that not only oranges and lemons but even the olive tree cannot be grown, except in specially favoured situations.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
She felt both awed and terrified watching his rippling, shapely muscles move beneath the olive skin.
He sliced his wrist, and her attention turned immediately to thick liquid bubbling against his olive skin.
He began to hum a Dave Brubeck piece as he reached for a bottle of virgin olive oil.
The exportation of olive oil in 1898 was valued at 24,000.
The district is by no means devoid of fertility, the steep slopes facing the south enjoying so fine a climate as to render them very favorable for the growth of fruit trees, especially the olive, which is cultivated in terraces to a considerable height up the face of the mountains, while the openings of the valleys are generally occupied by towns or villages, some of which have become favorite winter resorts.
Here palm trees, which had begun to appear singly at Deir, grow in large groves, the olive disappears entirely, and we have definitely passed over from the Syrian to the Babylonian, flora and climate.
He was as large as the others, with olive skin, long white-blond hair, and golden eyes the unusual color of honey.
He was handsome, with olive skin and eyes that looked as dark as the ocean.
He'd extended an olive branch and come back empty-handed.
"Interesting," Dean said as he drizzled the olive oil over the pasta and sprinkled it with pepper and Italian spices.
His strong profile was masculine without being rugged, and a healthy olive tan suggested an outdoor hobby.
She turned to see a tall, lean man with olive features that more closely resembled Rhyn's.
Some wine and corn are produced, and the quality of the olive oil is good.
On the south and west coasts the fig and olive are largely cultivated.
The olive oil produced is mainly mixed with that from Genoa or Provence, and placed on the market under the name of the latter.
The shores, especially on the Tyrthenian Sea, present almost a continued grove of olive, orange, lemon and citron trees, which attain a size unknown in the north of Italy.
Some districts of the olive region ara near the lakes of upper Italy and in Venetia, and the territories of Verona, Vicenza, Treviso and Friuli.
In the olive there is great variety of kinds, and the methods of cultivation differ greatly in different districts; in Ban, Chieti and Lecce, for instance, there are regular woods of nothing but olive-trees, while in middle Italy there are olive-orchards with the interspaces occupied by crops of variotis kinds.
Leeches are usually olive green to brown in colour, darker patches and spots being scattered over a paler ground.
It is extended in v II to the vineyard and the olive oil, but here the culture necessary to keep the vines and olive trees in order is not forbidden; the precept is only that the produce is to be left to the poor.
On the Gascoyne river, too, were seen natives of an olive colour, quite good-looking; and in the neighbourhood of Sydney rock-carvings have been also found.
315-558), and of the vine and olive; he was the protector of herdsmen and hunters; he warded off the evil effects of the dog-star; he possessed the arts of healing and prophecy.
At Rutland, Proctor and Dorset many darker shades are found, including "moss vein," olive green and various shades of blue, green, yellow and pink, which are used for ornamental purposes.
Its matter is olive oil, blessed by a bishop. It shall not be given except to a sick person whose death is apprehended.
Seward's Travels around the World (New York, 1873), by his adopted daughter, Olive R.
Ballota, a closely allied species abundant in Morocco, bears large edible acorns, which form an article of trade with Spain; an oil, resembling that of the olive, is obtained from them by expression.
Next to cereals and the vine the most important object of cultivation is the olive.
The olive and the chestnut are rare; but the beech reappears, and the Pinus pinaster recalls the Italian pines.
The cypress, as the olive, is found everywhere in the dry hollows and high eastern slopes of Corfu, of the scenery of which it is characteristic. As an ornamental tree in Britain the cypress is useful to break the outline formed by roundheaded low shrubs and trees.
This vegetation, covering plains, mesas, and even extending up the sides of the mountains, gives the entire landscape the greyish or dull olive colour characteristic of the Great Basin.
The cypress still grows wild in the higher regions; the lower hills and the valleys, which are extremely fertile, are covered with olive woods.
The principal wealth of the island is derived from its olive groves; notwithstanding the destruction of many thousands of trees during each successive insurrection, the production is apparently undiminished, and will probably increase very considerably owing to the planting of young trees and the improved methods of cultivation which the Government is endeavouring to promote.
In the swamps are the bald cypress, the white cedar and the live oak, usually draped in southern long moss; south of Cape Fear river are palmettos, magnolias, prickly ash, the American olive and mock orange; along streams in the Coastal Plain Region are the sour gum, the sweet bay and several species of oak; but the tree that is most predominant throughout the upland portion of this region is the long-leaf or southern pine.
The island lacks water, and is dusty during drought, but is fertile, producing fruit, wine and olive oil; the indigenous flora comprises Boo species.
They are minute worms with coloured oil drops (green, olive green or orange) contained in the epidermis.
Largely present in olive oil and other saponifiable vegetable oils and soft fats; also present in animal fats, especially hog's lard.
The chief constituent of palm oil; also contained in greater or less quantities in human fat, olive oil, and other animal and vegetable fats.
The slopes of the hills were carefully terraced and irrigated wherever practicable, and on these slopes the vine and olive were cultivated with great success.
32) as " a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of oil olive and of honey."
As a picturesque tree, for park and ornamental plantation, it is among the best of the conifers, its colour and form contrasting yet harmonizing with the olive green and rounded outline of oaks and beeches, or with the red trunk and glaucous foliage of the pine.
Parkhurst, Mrs Florence Merriam Bailey, Olive Thorne Miller (Mrs Harriet Mann Miller) and Mrs Mabel Osgood Wright.
The main product is the refined oil, which is used for a great number of purposes, such as a substitute for olive oil, mixed with beef products for preparation of compound lard, which is estimated to consume one-third of cotton seed oil produced in the States.
Along the upper courses of the rivers are willows and wild olive trees; round the chief settlements the eucalyptus and the pine have been planted.
Soap appears to have been first made from goat's tallow and beech ash; in the 13th century the manufacture was established at Marseilles from olive oil, and in England during the next century.
In preparing lead plaster by boiling olive oil with oxide of lead and a little water - a process palpably analogous to that of the soap-boilerhe obtained a sweet substance which, called by himself " Olsiiss " (" principium dulce oleorum "), is now known as " glycerin."
Of the vegetable oils, in addition to cotton-seed and coco-nut, olive oil is the basis of soaps for calico printers and silk dyers; castor oil yields transparent soaps (under suitable treatment), whilst crude palm oil, with bone fat, is employed for making brown soap, and after bleaching it yields ordinary pale or mottled.
In Germany tallow is the principal fat; in France olive oil occupies the chief place and the product is known as Marseilles or Castile soap; and in England tallow and palm oil are largely used.
Marseilles has long been recognized as the most important centre of the soap trade, a position that city originally achieved through its ready command of the supplies of olive oil.
Two preparations of hard soap (sodium oleate), made by acting on olive oil with caustic soda, are used in medicine: (1) Emplastrum saponis, made with lead plaster; (2) Pilula saponis cornposita, which contains one in five parts of opium.
Soft or green soap (potassium oleate), made by acting on olive oil with caustic potash, is also used; its preparation (Linamentum saponis) is known as opodeldoc. Curd soap is also used, and is chiefly a stearate of sodium.
The fragments indicate the great 'variety of subjects discussed: the origin of the appeal to the people (provocatio); the use of elephants in the circus games; the wearing of gold rings; the introduction of the olive tree; the material for making the toga; the cultivation of the soil; certain details as to the lives of Cicero and Terence.
The Attic plain, notwithstanding the lightness of the soil, furnished an adequate supply of cereals; olive and fig groves and vineyards were cultivated from the earliest times in the valley of the Cephisus, and pasturage for sheep and goats was abundant.
The site of this precinct, in which the sacred olive tree of Athena grew, has been almost certainly fixed by an inscription found in the bastion of Odysseus.
The olive complexion, a face emaciated by austerities, the large forehead, the brilliant and small eyes, the high bald head tell their own tale.
Olive oil and silk are the chief exports.
The most common are the history of Jonah as a type of the Resurrection, the Fall, Noah receiving the dove with the olive branch, Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac, Moses taking off his shoes, David with the sling, Daniel in the lions' den, and the Three Children in the fiery furnace.
The surrounding district is mainly agricultural and pastoral, producing oats, maize, cotton, olive oil, cattle, sheep, skins, hides and butter.
Among other important productions of the Ottoman Empire are sesame, coleseed, castor oil, flax, hemp, aniseed, mohair, saffron, olive oil, gums, scammony and liquorice.
Orange, olive, cypress and arbutus trees grow throughout the island, which, however, is too dry to have any profusion of vegetation.
They are in fact well formed and powerful, of middle height and of an olive complexion.
The western shore of the lake is low, and in many places is covered with olive trees to the water's edge.
The usual attributes of Athena were the helmet, the aegis, the round shield with the head of Medusa in the centre, the lance, an olive branch, the owl, the cock and the snake.
It may be due partly to the natural conformation of the rock and the differences of level, partly to the necessity of enclosing within a single building several objects of ancient sanctity, such as the mark of Poseidon's trident and the spring that arose from it, the sacred olive tree of Athena, and the tomb of Cecrops.
The sacred olive tree probably stood just outside the temple to the west in the Pandroseion.
The olive and chestnut are the chief fruits.
This word is also employed for crowns of laurel, olive or other plant.
the relief of the Ara Pacis already referred to) consisted in such a cap (galerus) with an apex, or spike, of olive wood inserted in the crown.
The manakins are nearly all birds of gay appearance, generally exhibiting rich tints of blue, crimson, scarlet, orange or yellow in combination with chestnut, deep black, black and white, or olive green; and among their most obvious characteristics are their short bill and feeble feet, of which the outer toe is united to the middle toe for a good part of its length.
We can only mention the names of Pierre Bretonneau (1771-1862), Louis Leon Rostan (1790-1866), Jean Louis D'Alibert (1766-1837), Pierre Francois Olive Rayer (1793-1867) and Armand Trousseau (1801-1866), the eloquent and popular teacher.
The Burmese are fond of bright colours, and pink and yellow harmonize well with their dark olive complexion, but even here the influence of western civilization is being felt, and in the towns the tendency now is towards maroon, brown, olive and dark green for the women's skirts.
Ferrous oxide produces an olive green or a pale blue according to the glass with which it is mixed.
It was touched in 1605 by the British ship "Olive Blossom," whose crew, finding it uninhabited, took possession in the name of James I.; but the first actual settlement was made in 1625, at the direction of Sir William Courteen under the patent of Lord Leigh, afterwards earl of Marlborough, to whom the island had been granted by the king.
Beside a lighted golden candlestick of seven branches stand two olive trees - Zerubbabel and Joshua, the two anointed ones - specially watched over by Him whose seven eyes run through the whole earth.
The company formed to execute his project became simply an agricultural concern and by the sinking of artesian wells created an oasis of olive and palm trees.
The wild olive, the wild cherry, two species of wild plums, the myrtle, the ivy, arbutus, and two species of holly are found in the mountains of Khmiria, at various sites at high elevation near Tunis and Bizerta, and along the mountainous belt of the south-west which forms the frontier region between Tunisia and Algeria.
In the central region the olive is largely cultivated, in the south the date-palm.
The principal exports are olive oil, wheat, esparto grass, barley, sponges, dates, fish (especially tunny), hides, horses, wool, phosphates, copper, zinc and lead.
The coast-valleys through which they flow, especially those of Majes and Locumba, are famous for their vineyards, and in the valley of Tambo there are extensive olive plantations.
Good wine, fruit and olive oil are the most important natural products of the country round Trieste.
Their country was rich in figs, vines and olive trees; the silver mines in the mountain range of Dysorum brought in a talent a day to their conqueror Alexander.
It is the chief town of a wide district exporting olive oil, esparto', corn and flour, wools and Algerian onyx; and has a population of (1906) 24,060.
Olive oil is manufactured, and the fisheries are important, notably those of sponges and of octopuses (exported to Greece).
403), which might be of doubtful application, but also from the remains of olive presses and peculiarities in the local nomenclature.
pennanti, on the other hand, there is a pair of faint additional lateral white stripes, making five in all, and the under-surface of the tail is uniformly whitish olive.
Thus baptism is not valid if wine or ice be used instead of water, nor the Eucharist if water be consecrated in place of wine, nor confirmation unless the chrism has been blessed by a bishop; also olive oil must be used.
jurisdiction in cases of homicide and the care of sacred olive trees.
That to the left leads to the chief mosque of the city, the Jamaa-al-Zeituna (mosque of the Olive Tree), founded in A.D.
The principal educational establishments, besides that of the mosque of the Olive Tree, are the Sadiki College, founded in 1875, for free instruction in Arabic and European subjects, the Lycee Carnot in the Avenue de Paris, formerly the College of St Charles (founded by Cardinal Lavigerie), open to Christians and Moslems alike, and the normal school, founded in 1884 by the reigning bey, for the training of teachers in the French language and European ideas.
The exports are chiefly phosphates and other minerals, cereals, olive oil, cattle, hides, sponges and wax.
The nest is a slight hollow in the ground, wonderfully inconspicuous even when deepened, as is usually the case, by incubation, and the blackspotted olive eggs (four in number) are almost invisible to the careless or untrained eye.
Nowhere in California is plant life more varied and beautiful; in the vicinity are walnut, olive, lemon and orange groves.
The typical Siamese is of medium height, well formed, with olive complexion, darker than the Chinese, but fairer than the Malays, eyes well shaped though slightly inclined to the oblique, nose broad and flat, lips prominent, the face wide across the cheek-bones and the chin short.
Here the oscilla were hung on trees, such as the vine and the olive, oak and the pine, and represented the faces of Liber, Bacchus or other deity connected with the cultivation of the soil (Virg.
It is flat and well wooded with date palms and olive trees.
The mines and marble quarries are no longer worked; and the chief exports are now fir timber for shipbuilding, olive oil, honey and wax.
For sodii arsenas and cacodylate see Arsenic. Sapo durus (hard soap) is a compound of sodium with olive oil, and sago animalis (curd soap) is chiefly sodium stearate.
Caecilius Metellus, who soon reduced them to obedience, settled amongst them 3000 Roman and Spanish colonists, founded the cities of Palma and Pollentia (Pollensa), and introduced the cultivation of the olive.
The agave and prickly pear, the myrtle, the olive and the dwarf palm grow luxuriantly; and the fields are covered with narcissus, iris and other flowers of every hue.
of the mountainous country near the coast are covered with forests of various species of oak, pine, fir, cedar, elm, ash, maple, olive, many of them of gigantic size, and other trees; and on the slopes of the mountains up to 3800 ft.
The olive (both for its fruit and oil) and tobacco are cultivated with great success.
The chief exports are sheep and oxen, most of which are raised in Morocco and Tunisia, and horses; animal products, such as wool and skins; wine, cereals (rye, barley, oats), vegetables, fruits (chiefly figs and grapes for the table) and seeds, esparto grass, oils and vegetable extracts (chiefly olive oil), iron ore, zinc, natural phosphates, timber, cork, crin vegetal and tobacco.
Potassamide, NH 2 K, discovered by Gay-Lussac and Thenard in 1871, is obtained as an olive green or brown mass by gently heating the metal in ammonia gas, or as a white, waxy, crystalline mass when the metal is heated in a silver boat.
The industries of Prato embrace the manufacture of woollens (the most important), straw-plaiting, biscuits, hats, macaroni, candles, silk, olive oil, clothing nd furniture, also copper and iron works, and printing.
The dwarf-palm, orange, lime, and olive grow in the warmer tracts; and on the higher grounds the thorn-apple, pomegranate, myrtle, esparto and heaths flourish.
across, with angulated wings, and in colour olive brown, with white markings.
There are remains of ancient forests consisting of wild olive trees and the camel thorn, near which grows the ngotuane, a plant with a profusion of fine, strongly scented yellow flowers.
Du Bellay replied to his various assailants in a preface to the second edition (1550) of his sonnet sequence Olive, with which he also published two polemical poems, the Musagnaeomachie, and an ode addressed to Ronsard, Contre les envieux poetes.
Olive, a collection of love-sonnets written in close imitation of Petrarch, first appeared in 1549.
Olive has been supposed to be an anagram for the name of a Mlle Viole, but there is little evidence of real passion in the poems, and they may perhaps be regarded as a Petrarcan exercise, especially as, in the second edition, the dedication to his lady is exchanged for one to Marguerite de Valois, sister of Henry II.
These sonnets were more personal and less imitative than the Olive sequence, and struck a note which was revived in later French literature by Volney and Chateaubriand.
inland (W.S.W.) from it, on the slope of Monte Caputo, overlooking the beautiful and very fertile valley called "La Conca d'oro" (the Golden Shell), famed for its orange, olive and almond trees, the produce of which is exported in large quantities.
There are numerous vineyards and olive groves in the vicinity.
minutilla, the American stint, is darker, with olive feet, and ranges from the Arctic New World to Brazil.
It is doubtful if drugs have any direct influence upon gall-stones, such as sulphate of soda, olive oil or oleate of soda.
The imports consist principally of machinery, coal, grain, dried fish, tobacco and hides, and the exports of hemp, hides, olive oil, soap, coral, candied fruit, wine, straw hats, boracic acid, mercury, and marble and alabaster.
The industries of Pistoia include iron and steel works, especially manufactures of glass, silk, macaroni, woollens, olive oil, ropes, paper, vehicles and fire-arms. The word "pistol" is derived (apparently through pistolese, a dagger - dagger and pistol being both small arms) from Pistoia, where that weapon was largely manufactured in the middle ages.
In the year 1866 he published a little book about girls, and written for girls, a mixture of morals, theology, economics and geology, under the title of Ethics of the Dust; and this was followed by a more important and popular work, The Crown of Wild Olive.
As there are only one or two small stretches of arable land in Ithaca, the inhabitants are dependent on commerce for their grain supply; and olive oil, wine and currants are the principal products obtained by the cultivation of the thin stratum of soil that covers the calcareous rocks.
Corfu is generally considered the most beautiful of all the Greek isles, but the prevalence of the olive gives some monotony to its colouring.
It is worthy of remark that Homer names, as adorning the garden of Alcinous, seven plants only - wild olive, oil olive, pear, pomegranate, apple, fig and vine.
The portion of the olive crop due to the landlord, whether by colonia or ordinary lease, is paid, not according to the actual harvest, but in keeping with the estimates of valuators mutually appointed, who, just before the fruit is ripe, calculate how much each tree will probably yield.
Single olive trees of first quality yield sometimes as much as 2 gallons of oil, and this with little trouble or expense beyond the collecting and pressing of the fallen fruit.
The Corfiotes were encouraged to enrich themselves by the cultivation of the olive, but were debarred from entering into commercial competition with Venice.
The island has again become an important point of call and has a considerable trade in olive oil; under a more careful system of tillage the value of its agricultural products might be largely increased.
Here the more common European plants and trees give place to the wild olive, the caper bush, the aloe, the cactus, the evergreen oak, the orange, the lemon, the palm and other productions of a tropical climate.
at Saruj, the Khabur), millet, sesemum (for oil, instead of olive), dura (Holcus sorghum and H.
Pop. (1905), 6500, of whom about four-fifths are Christian Albanians or Greeks, and onefifth Moslems. The town is surrounded by dense olive groves, and most of its houses stand in their own gardens.
Preveza exports dairy produce, valonia, hides and wool, olives and olive oil.
The grain crop suffices only for a few months' local consumption; but considerable quantities of olive oil of good quality are produced.
The eggs are four in number, of a dark olive colour, blotched and spotted with rich brown.
It builds a rude nest among the reeds and flags, out of the materials which surround it, and the female lays four or five eggs of a brownish olive.
Olives and other fruit are grown, and a brisk trade is done in olive oil.
The olive and the characteristic shrubs of the northern coasts of the Mediterranean do not thrive in the open air, but the former valuable tree ripens its fruit in sheltered places at the foot of the mountains, and penetrates along the deeper valleys and the shores of the Italian lakes.
The olive has been known to survive severe cold when of short duration, but it cannot be cultivated with success where frosts are prolonged, or where the mean winter temperature falls below 42° F.; and to produce fruit it requires a heat of at least 75° F.
In the musical contests, a golden crown was given as first prize; in the sports, a garland of leaves from the sacred olive trees of Athena, and vases filled with oil from the same.
gallons and the olive oil 1,980,000 gallons, - these last two from the hill districts.
Herein from four to seven eggs, of a greenishwhite closely freckled, so as to seem suffused with light olive, are laid in March or April, and the young on quitting it accompany their parents for some weeks.
Branches of palm, olive or sprouting willow (hence in England known as "palm") having been placed before the altar, or at the Epistle side, after Terce and the sprinkling of holy water, the priest, either in a purple cope or an alb without chasuble, proceeds to bless them.
The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"
It is significant that olive and willow should have been chosen for benediction together with, or as substitutes for palm, and that an exorcizing power should have been ascribed to the consecrated branches: they were to heal disease, ward off devils, protect the houses where they were set up against lightning and fire, and the fields where they were planted against hail and storms. But healing power had been ascribed to the olive in pagan antiquity, and in the same way the willow had from time immemorial been credited by the Teutonic peoples with the possession of protective qualities.
It was natural that olive and willow should have been chosen for the Palm Sunday ceremony, for they are the earliest trees to bud in the spring; their consecration, however, may be explained by the intention to Christianize a pagan belief, and it is easy to see how their mystic virtues came in this way to be ascribed to the palm also.
In 1904-1905 a paved way running due west from the middle of the palace was excavated, and found to lead to another building described as the "Little Palace" largely buried under an olive grove.
It is a picturesque town with a large bazaar and many mosques, gardens and olive groves.
Of the luxuriant gardens and olive groves mentioned in the early Arabic accounts of the place hardly a remnant is left.
The prosperity of Pompeii was due partly to its commerce, as the port of the neighbouring towns, partly to the fertility of its territory, which produced strong wine, olive oil (a comparatively small quantity), and vegetables; fish sauces were made here.
The olive is largely cultivated in the neighbourhood and there are oil-works in the town.
Partly from the olive trees that abound there, and partly out of devotion to the Passion, Accona was christened Monte Oliveto, whence the order received its name.
On the Sacred Olive, vii., not before 395 B.C.
The defence of the person who had been charged with destroying a moria, or sacred olive, places us amidst the country life of Attica.
The exports are olive oil, hemp, flax, rice, fruit, wine, hats, cheese, steel, velvets, gloves, flour, paper, soap and marble, while the main imports are coal, cotton, grain, machinery, &c. Genoa has a large emigrant traffic with America, and a large general passenger steamer traffic both for America and for the East.
Not to mention the olive, which must have been introduced at a remote period, all the members of the orange tribe, the agave and the prickly pear, as well as other plants highly characteristic of Sicilian scenery, have been introduced since the beginning of the Christian era.
The limit in height of the olive is about 2700 ft., and that of the vine about 3500 ft.
Large extents of land along the coasts are therefore exclusively cultivated as vineyards, or as olive, orange, and lemon groves.
Much damage is done by the olive fly.
Had not the phylloxera devastated the vineyards during the last decade of the 19th century, the production would be considerably higher; 7,700,000 gallons of olive oil and 2500 million oranges and lemons are also produced, besides the other minor products above referred to.
The olive tree flourishes only in the Fayum and the oases.
To the eye, however, members of this group present a greater variety of colour than those of any other - yellow, brown, olive, red, purple, violet and variations of all these being known.
Olive, claim that this body is a true nucleus comparable with that of the higher plants.
It is further stated by Olive that the chromosomes undergo longitudinal fission, and that for the same species the same number of chromosomes appear at each division.
Cehegin has a thriving trade in farm produce, especially wine, olive oil and hemp; and various kinds of marble are obtained from quarries near the town.
There is a general tendency to obesity, which is much admired by the Moors in their women, young girls being stuffed like chickens, with paste-balls mixed with honey, or with spoonfuls of olive oil and sesame, to give them the necessary corpulence.
The vine, fig and olive grow well in this region.
Of the manufactures the following call for mention: pottery (at Gaza, Ramleh and Jerusalem); soap (from olive oil, principally at Nablus); we may perhaps also extend the term to include the collecting of salt (from the Dead Sea).
The only reward he would accept was a branch of the sacred olive, and a promise of perpetual friendship between Athens and Cnossus (Plutarch, Solon, 12; Aristotle, Ath.
The leading imports are grains, flour, lard and various other foodstuffs, coal, lumber, petroleum and machinery, all mainly from the United States; wines and olive oil from Spain; jerked beef from South America; fabrics and other staples from varied sources.
They have olive presses and flour mills, and their own millstone quarries, even travelling into make lime, tiles, woodwork for the houses, domestic utensils and agricultural implements.
we have wild olive, species of rock-rose, wild privet, acacias and mimosas, barberry and Zizyphus; and in the eastern ramifications of the chain, Chamaerops humilis (which is applied to a variety of useful purposes), Bignonia or trumpet flower, sissu, Salvadora persica, verbena, acanthus, varieties of Gesnerae.
This was a branch of olive or laurel, bound with purple or white wool, round which were hung various fruits of the season, pastries, and small jars of honey, oil and wine.
The olive tree grows on the high plateau and covers the flanks of the hills to within 3000 ft.
They have light olive complexions, a fine aquiline nose, bright black eyes, a well-turned chin, heavy arched eyebrows, thick sensual lips, and usually wear a light curling moustache.
There was almost no dairying; olive oil took the place of butter, and wine of milk, at the missions; and in general indeed the Mexicans were content with water.
At them the neophytes worked up wool, tanned hides, prepared tallow, cultivated hemp and wheat, raised a few oranges, made soap, some iron and leather articles, mission furniture, and a very little wine and olive oil.
The young (which on leaving the nest have not the tips of the bill crossed) are of a dull olive colour with indistinct dark stripes on the lower parts, and the quills of the wings and tail dusky.
The most important vegetable productions are - cereals, cotton, gum tragacanth, liquorice, olive oil, opium, rice, saffron, salep, tobacco and yellow berries.
The exports are: - Cereals, cotton, cotton seed, dried fruits, drugs, fruit, gall nuts, gum tragacanth, liquorice root, maize, nuts, olive oil, opium, rice, sesame, sponges, storax, timber, tobacco, valonia, walnut wood, wine, yellow berries, carpets, cotton yarn, cocoons, hides, leather, mohair, silk, silk stuffs, rugs, wax, wool, leeches, live stock, minerals, &c. The imports are: - Coffee, cotton cloths, cotton goods, crockery, drysalteries, fezzes, glass-ware, haberdashery, hardware, henna, ironware, jute, linen goods, manufactured goods, matches, petroleum, salt, sugar, woollen goods, yarns, &c.
Agriculture, and the cultivation of fruit, including the vine and olive, are thus in a very backward condition; but Badajoz possesses more livestock than anyotherSpanish province.
It manufactures olive oil, soap, carbon sulphide and playing-cards, and has a large iron foundry.
Agriculture, Evc. - The most important species of the few trees that remain in the island are the Aleppo pine, the Pinus laricio, cypress, cedar, carob, olive and Quercus alnifolia.
The official insignia of the flamen Dialis (of Jupiter), the highest of these priests, were the white cap (pileus, albogalerus), at the top of which was an olive branch and a woollen thread; the laena, a thick woollen toga praetexta woven by his wife; the sacrificial knife; and a rod to keep the people from him when on his way to offer sacrifice.
The export trade is chiefly in esparto grass, cereals, wines, olive oil, marbles, cattle and hides.
Leibnitz also gives a similar description: "The celebrated Jew Spinoza had an olive complexion and something Spanish in his face."
Among the many economic plants which have been introduced into Chile and have become important additions to her resources, the more prominent are wheat, barley, hemp and alfalfa (Medicago sativa), together with the staple European fruits, such as the apple, pear, peach, nectarine, grape, fig, olive and orange.
The olive was introduced from Spain in colonial times and is widely distributed through the north central provinces, but its economic importance is not great.
Agriculture was the one resource of the colony, and wheat was grown for export to Peru, but the land was concentrated in the hands of a few big landowners, and the cultivation of the vine and olive was forbidden.
The olive is cultivated at Rudbar south of Resht in Gilan, and a few isolated olive-trees have been observed in central and southern Persia.
Of oil-yielding plants the castor-oil plant, sesame, linseed and olive are cultivated, the last only in a small district south of and near Resht.
It is most conveniently obtained from olive oil, after removal of the oleic acid, or from Japanese beeswax, which is its glyceride.
The bey has a palace here, and the French resident-general, the British consul, other officials, and many Tunisians have country-houses, surrounded by groves of olive trees.
They differ from liturgical lights in that, whereas these must be tapers of pure beeswax or lamps fed with pure olive oil (except by special dispensation under certain circumstances), those used merely to add splendour to the celebration may be of any material; the only exception being, that in the decoration of the altar gas-lights are forbidden.
Since his day no one, unless it be Olive Schreiner in The Story of an African Farm, has so vividly painted the life and the atmosphere of that vast continent lying to the south of the Zambezi.
The olive crop is of considerable importance, and the culture of cotton in the low grounds has been successfully attempted.
The exports are olive oil, grain and wood, and a fleet of fishing-boats supplies Constantinople and Smyrna with fish; the exports in 1902 were valued at £987,070, and the imports at £336,693.
Thus the upper parts of the Zhob valley are comparatively open and fertile, with flourishing villages, and a cultivation which has been greatly developed under British rule, and are bounded by long, sweeping, gentle spurs clothed with wild olive woods containing trees of immense size.
The staple diet of the labouring classes and small farmers is fish, especially the dried codfish called bacalhdo, rice, beans, maize bread and meal, olive oil, fruit and vegetables.
Large quantities of olive oil are manufactured south of the Douro.
The following table shows the value for five years of the exports, and of all imports not reexported (exclusive of coin and bullion): - In 1910 the principal exports, in order of value, were wine (chiefly port, common wines and Madeira), raw and manufactured cork, preserved fish, fruits and vegetables, cottons and yarn, copper ore, timber, olive oil, skins, grain and flour, tobacco and wool.
There are manufactories of olive oil, but the chief industry is sardine fishing, largely in the hands of Italians.
He formed a mixture of alcohol and water of the same density as olive oil, and then introduced a quantity of oil into the mixture.
de Belgique, 1851 et 1853), a vessel containing olive oil is placed with its mouth downwards in a vessel containing a mixture of alcohol and water, the mixture being denser than the oil.
The following results have been obtained Clean 74.o Greasy to the point where camphor motions nearly cease 53.o Saturated with olive oil 41.0 Saturated with sodium oleate 25 o (Phil.
Olive Oil and Alcohol, 12.2.
Olive oil and aqueous alcohol (sp. g.
In the Lower Sonoran belt, soapweed, acacias (Palo Verde or Parkinsonia torreyana), agaves, yuccas and dasylirions, the creosote bush and mesquite tree, candle wood, and about seventy-five species of cactuses - among them omnipresent opuntiae and great columnar " Chayas " - make up a striking vegetation, which in its colours of dull grey and olive harmonizes well with the rigidity and forbidding barrenness of the plains.
It manufactures glass, olive oil, leather and hats.
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The chief industries are distilleries for perfumes and manufacture of olive oil, of pottery and of tiles, besides a great commerce in cut flowers.
broad, and separated by huge gardens full of palm and olive trees.
In the neighbourhood are vineyards, which produce the best wine in Istria, and olive gardens, while its hazel-nuts are reputed the finest in the world.
Among the cultivated trees and shrubs the most valuable economically are the vine, peach, pomegranate, fig, olive (up to 1500 ft.
Thymol has a strong odour of thyme and a pungent taste, and is freely soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform or olive oil, but almost insoluble in cold water.
Its olive oil was the best in Italy, and Cato mentions its brickworks and iron manufactures.
To prepare it olive oil is saponified with potash, and lead acetate added; the lead salts are separated, dried, and extracted with ether, which dissolves the lead oleate; the solution is then treated with hydrochloric acid, the lead chloride filtered off, the liquid concentrated, and finally distilled under diminished pressure.
Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.
The prevailing colour in the central provinces (Amhara, Gojam) is a deep brown, northwards (Tigre, Lasta) it is a pale olive, and here even fair complexions are seen.
The majority, however, may be described as a mixed Hamito-Semitic people, who are in general well formed and handsome, with straight and regular features, lively eyes, hair long and straight or somewhat curled and in colour dark olive, approaching to black.
" cream "), a mixture of olive oil and balm, used for anointing in the Roman Catholic church in baptism, confirmation and ordination, and in the consecrating and blessing of altars, chalices, baptismal water, &c. The consecration of the " chrism " is performed by a bishop, and since the 5th century has taken place on Maundy Thursday.
In the Orthodox Church the chrism contains, besides olive oil, many precious spices and perfumes, and is known as " muron " or " myron."
The word is sometimes used loosely for the unmixed olive oil used in the sacrament of extreme unction.
In 1857 the archduke Maximilian tried to conciliate the Milanese by the promise of a constitution, and Cantu was one of the few Liberals who accepted the olive branch, and went about in company with the archduke.
The principal fruits are the chestnut, which is largely exported, the olive and the walnut.
At a few hundred yards' distance it is invisible, hidden among dense olive groves.
The cultivation of the olive was begun in the western provinces, c. 1900.
In fiction, Olive Schreiner (Mrs CronwrightSchreiner) produced, while still in her teens, the Story of an African Farm, a work which gave great promise of original literary genius.
When young they are somewhat glutinous, whence the specific name, becoming later a dark olive green.
The soil is calcareous; it was covered with scrub (chiefly the wild olive) until comparatively recent times, but this has been cut, and the rock is now bare.
Of the flora of Attica, the olive is the most important.
So great was the esteem in which it was held, that in the early legend of the struggle between the gods of sea and land, Poseidon and Athena, for the patronage of the country, the sea-god is represented as having to retire vanquished before the giver of the olive; and at a later period the evidences of this contention were found in an ancient olive tree in the Acropolis, together with three holes in the rock, said to have been made by the trident of Poseidon, and to be connected with a salt well hard by.
The manufacture of silks and carving in olive wood are carried on.
The mountains north of the Buttauf are rugged and covered with scrub, except near the villages, where fine olive groves exist.
The inhabitants of Viterbo are chiefly dependent on agriculture; hemp is a specialty of the district, and tobacco and various grains are largely grown, as well as the olive and the vine.
Near Fiume the orange, lemon, pomegranate, fig and olive bear well; mulberries are planted on many estates for silkworms; and the heather-clad uplands of the central region favour the keeping of bees.
Planted in June, after the early rains, the crop is reaped in October or November and exported to Europe (6 to Marseilles) for the extraction of its oil, which is usually sold as olive oil.
The exports consist of currants, sultanas, valonea, tobacco, olive oil, olives in brine, figs, citrons, wine, brandy, cocoons, and lamb, goat, and kid skins.
While this is being obtained, magnesia, castor oil or olive oil can be given; or failing all these, copious draughts of water.
In the countries bordering the Mediterranean are groves of oranges and olive trees, evergreen oaks, cork trees and pines, intermixed with cypresses, myrtles, arbutus and fragrant tree-heaths.
of Florence), olive oil, tobacco, chestnuts and flowers are the chief products of Tuscany.
The olive thrives well at Rudbar and Manjil in the Sefid RIM valley and the oil extracted from it by a Provencal for some years until 1896, when he was murdered, was of very good quality and found a ready market at Baku.
The orange groves contain over 50,000 trees, and in April the air for miles round is laden with the scent of the orange blossoms. In the public gardens is a group of magnificent olive trees.
Caravans from Sus laden with copper-ware, olive oil, butter, saffron, wax, skins, dates, dried roses, &c., are sent to Marrakesh, four days' journey from Tarudant.
Naked walls of white limestone tower above dark woods of cork-oak and olive.
Among fruit-trees the first place belongs to the, olive.
He decided in favour of the goddess, who planted the first olive tree, which he adjudged to be more useful than the horse (or water) which Poseidon caused to spring forth from the Acropolis rock with a blow of his trident (Herodotus viii.
Besides this species, there are nearly forty different kinds of vine and ten of the olive, including the karudolia, which yields the best edible olive berry.
For size, vigorous growth and productiveness the olive tree of Zante is rivalled only by that of Corfu.
oleum, olive oil), the generic expression for substances belonging to extensive series of bodies of diverse chemical character, all of which have the common physical property of being fluid either at the ordinary temperature or at temperatures below the boiling-point of water.
The non-drying oils, the type of which is olive oil, do not become oxidized readily on exposure to the air, although gradually a change takes place, the oils thickening slightly and acquiring that peculiar disagreeable smell and acrid taste, which are defined by the term "rancid."
trituration of (rape) seeds in a mortar so that the oil can exude, it may be safely assumed that the process of expressing has been applied in the first instance to the preparation of olive oil.
Pliny describes in detail the apparatus and processes for obtaining olive oil in vogue among his Roman contemporaries, who used already a simple screw press, a knowledge of which they had derived from the Greeks.
The olive press, which was also used in the vineyards for expressing the grape juice, found its way from the south of France to the north, and was employed there for expressing poppy seed and rape seed.
Hence this kind of press finds only limited application, as in the industry of olive oil for expressing the best and finest virgin oil, and in the production of animal fats for edible purposes, such as lard and oleomargarine.
With the improvement in the manufacture of carbon bisulphide, these drawbacks have been surmounted to a large extent, and the process of extracting with carbon bisulphide has specially gained much extension in the extraction of expressed olive mare in the south of France, in Italy and in Spain.
In some cases the combination of the two processes commends itself, as in the case of the production of olive oil.
Most olive oils are naturally non-congealing oils, whereas the Tunisian and Algerian olive oils deposit so much "stearine" that they must be "demargarinated."
Next in importance is margarine, the British production of which does not suffice for the consumption, so that large quantities must be imported from Holland, edible olive oil from Italy, the south of France, Spain and the Mediterranean ports generally.
On the continent of Europe the largest oil-trading centres are on the Mediterranean (Marseilles and Triest), which are geographically more favourably placed than England for the production of such edible oils (in addition to the home-grown olive oil) as arachis oil, sesame oil and coco-nut oil.
Thus in the case of neroli oil the petals of orange blossom are loosely spread on trays covered with purified lard or with fine olive oil.
Spoleto is also the centre of an agricultural district, and contains a government experimental olive oil factory.
- This includes cod-liver oil, almond oil, olive oil, lard, &c., all of which act as foods when taken internally, and have a merely physical emollient action when applied externally.
The immortal was relatively young, maybe a thousand years old, with Mediterranean features tinted olive and thick black eyebrows.
The top standard is extra virgin olive oil classified as having an absolutely impeccable taste and aroma.
The trial was of four months duration and compared omega-3 fatty acids versus olive oil in 30 patients with bipolar disorder.
adulterated olive oils are sold on the market.
adulterated with cheaper vegetable oils or lower grades of olive oil.
Contact dermatitis from olive oil, which is often adulterated, was noted by Greenberg and Lester (1954 ).
sweet almond, sesame seed or olive oil are the most common.
almond, olive, vine and orange terraces.
Olive oil amphorae (Dressel 20) were often stamped with the name of the owner of the estate that produced the oil.
Guma M, Bayes B, Bonet J, Olive A. Gout and secondary amyloid.
anchovy stuffed olives are good too, beaten only by olive stuffed anchovies.
This unique dark chocolate bar holds quite a complex assortment of fresher fruit flavors including apricot, peach and even green olive.
And shriner and mcevoy olive ranch lazaro cardenas and ocean aquanauts explorers.
artichokes in olive oil and coat in the spice mix.
artichoke heart add freshness to the gentle, olive oily, seaside flavors.
After draining, if serving immediately the asparagus can be dressed with either extra virgin olive oil, melted butter or walnut oil.
These were covered in lovely roasted aubergines, peppers and mushrooms in garlic & olive oil.
Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and gently cook the aubergine until soft.
Mr Heathcote's Knutsford restaurant will be an extension of The Olive Press brand and will open in the historic hotel's former ballroom.
Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a few shredded fresh basil leaves and you have something which tastes heavenly!
belching chimneys of the olive oil refineries.
bison steaks in butter or olive oil until medium rare, 2 to 3 minutes per side and serve with the sauce.
Choose a side salad with no dressing and just sprinkle some black pepper and add a little lemon juice or a little Olive oil.
Most of the olive oil in the supermarkets is in little 500ml bottles.
Just beside it is a popular patch for playing boule, which chimes rather nicely with the olive grove beyond it.
Swimming Pool, Garden including boules and small olive grove for children to explore.
braised in a cheese sauce, or even roasted with olive oil, lemon salt and pepper.
braised in cider vinegar Cook 1 small chopped onion in 1 tsp olive oil until soft.
braised in lemon juice and olive oil.
Surely we should take it upon ourselves to extend the olive branch of reconciliation?
The pan-fried gilthead bream, fennel, olive, tomato and chorizo sausage was superb.
bulldozecient revenge: bulldozing houses, destroying olive groves.
Vit E is often supplied in a gel capsule of cold pressed olive oil.
Dishes include lobster carpaccio with olive oil and caviar, fragrant stuffed tomatoes or strawberries scented with hibiscus petals.
Salt and pepper Method Saute the onion celery and garlic in Olive oil in a frying pan.
Wax content - determined by capillary column gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) for detecting the addition of solvent extracted olive pomace oil.
Very flavorsome bacon in warm ciabatta with a decent salad using decent lettuce, and dressed with a delicious olive oil.
Rosemary Fougasse, Olive bread, cheese and walnut bread, rosemary foccacia, sun-dried tomato ciabatta and lots more!
Try substituting an olive or sun dried tomato ciabatta bread for a truly Mediterranean taste.
The area is renowned for its fruit growing, particularly citrus fruits and has many orchards, olive groves and vineyards.
The dried residue largely comprised of olive colored concretion in which bone was rare to occasional, charcoal occasional and vitrified fuel ash rare.
Ben Olive finished an excellent fourth in the strongly contended 10-12 category.
Mix together 1tsp each of olive oil, sesame oil and lemon or lime juice and ½ tsp coriander seeds.
cornucopia contained within Olive and Petra's suitcase.
Siena is located in the heart of the olive groves and vineyards of the Chianti countryside.
courgettes in olive oil, chopped tomato and Basil.
Serve chilled, with small croutons of bread fried till crisp in olive oil, well drained and cooled.
grind a little cumin into the sauce and dribble olive oil over the top to garnish.
Olive Branch Appeal - Raising funds for medical dispensary.
Bring a touch of the Mediterranean into your home with our stylish coir doormat printed with a stenciled olive design.
drizzle the olive oil over the tuna.
drizzle with a little olive oil.
Effects of pH and ferric ions on the antioxidant activity of olive polyphenols in oil-in-water emulsions.
Stir in the olive oil, wine and anchovy essence.
extra-virgin olive oil from Italy have turned itself into mayonnaise?
Drizzle over 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice to taste.
Place the olive oil in a large frying pan over a high heat and add the fennel wedges.
SautÃ© 1 small, finely chopped fennel (core removed) in 1 teaspoon olive oil over medium heat to soften.
Stir in the sliced fennel and the extra virgin olive oil.
fennel bulbs, scatter with garlic and brush with olive oil.
The main course of Angus beef filet and Sevruga caviar served with blinis and cream potatoes with olive oil is a gastronomic delight.
Good sources of these fats include extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, ground flax seeds and walnuts.
The Olive Tanagers stayed around and I could always hear this noisy flock.
The extra virgin olive oil from this region suits the simple genuine and delicious Umbrian gastronomy.
gel capsule of cold pressed olive oil.
gilthead bream, fennel, olive, tomato and chorizo sausage was superb.
Sprinkle the tuna with minced ginger, salt and pepper and drizzle the olive oil over the tuna.
glug of olive oil, grind on some pepper, sprinkle over a scant pinch of chili.
SB fancied trying gnocchi, so I did this with olive paste, but not so keen - she did eat a few tho.
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The back can vary from almost black to olive green in color, graduating to a creamy or white belly.
grilled with garlic, olive oil and a squirt of lemon.
groves of olive and cypress.
Blue Tit: family party in terraced olive groves behind Mandraki, Nysiros on 8/5.
Snow blows through the olive groves, sifting against the tree roots.
Was there a herring gull with an olive branch too?
The bren gunner I had left behind in the olive trees with the rest of the section.
halibut with grilled tomato and olive tapenade and parmesan cheese crusted chicken.
The new Brazilian menu items include grilled halibut with grilled tomato and olive tapenade and parmesan cheese crusted chicken.
hazelnut oil in admixtures with virgin olive oil by analysis of polar components.
headed notepaper from Lady Olive Portland in her capacity as Chair of the Governors?
herring gull with an olive branch too?
lavender honey and olive oil is still produced in the traditional way and you can see how they are made, buy and taste.
Ancient olive trees, fabulous warm hospitality - Italy has it all!
Lightly cook 1 sliced leek in a 1 tbsp olive oil to soften.
And we eat a lot of legumes, and we cannot eat legumes without olive oil.
lime juice, olive oil makes a very pleasant salad dressing.
Without mark or pattern - olive buff in color - this legless lizard is quite common.
To get the most lycopene, cook tomatoes with a little " healthful " fat, such as olive oil.
Large numbers of Azure-winged magpies fed in the surrounding olive groves, with a flock of at least 70 seen going to roost.
The olive became a mainstay in the life of the ancients.
The pan fried sea bass with thyme and olive oil marinade also hit the spot for the money.
The salmon also tastes good served cold cooked, then marinated in the olive dressing with a mixed green salad.
For main course I chose Roast chicken with herbs, wild mushrooms, parsley and olive oil mash (£ 7.50 ).
Then drizzle over some olive oil and add a little mayonnaise.
Sometimes described as Olive, it is pale brown thanks to its naturally high levels of protective melanin.
I also lit another menorah of olive oil recieved from a friend.
meze dishes are prepared daily on the premises with pure ingredients, fresh vegetables and virgin olive oil.
Toss the potatoes and artichokes in olive oil and coat in the spice mix.
monounsaturated Oils - Use as main oil Olive Oil Rapeseed.. .
Olive magazine - Fabulous five Buffalo soldiers September 2004 If cow's milk mozzarella is cotton, the buffalo variety is pure silk.
Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a small sauce pan, and when hot, toss in ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds.
Transfer to a bowl and add honey, sugar, whole grain mustard, lemon and lime juice and olive oil.
nonstick saucepan on the hob over a low heat and add the remaining ½ tbsp olive oil.
olive oil is man's best source of energy.